Glass disc for telescope mirror, 12" diameter and

Made:
1840-1870 in England
maker:
Charles Algernon Parsons
Glass disc for telescope mirror, 12 diameter and 2 1/4' thick. Built up from two 3/8' plate glass circles separated by

Buy this image as a print 

Buy

License this image for commercial use at Science and Society Picture Library

License

Glass disc for telescope mirror, 12 diameter and 2 1/4' thick. Built up from two 3/8' plate glass circles separated by
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Glass disc for telescope mirror, 12" diameter and 2 1/4" thick. Built up from two 3/8" plate glass circles separated by granulated glass in an experiment conducted by Sir Charles A. Parsons

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1954-183
type:
glass mirrors
credit:
C.A. Parsons and Company Limited.